Are Digital Devices Destroying Relationships? [Infographic]

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Have you ever used your phone to text someone or update your Facebook status while having a conversation with someone? Maybe you were brave enough to do it during work and in a meeting with your boss? Have you had arguments due to phone use?

The infographic below labels this disrespect for face-to-face conversations and “in real live” meetings as Electronic Displays of Insensitivity or EDIs. While it would be funny to mock these situations, people really do have problems with technology and it threatens people’s employment and relationships.

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Hello Bar for Church Websites

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What’s the single most important thing you want visitors to see on your church website? Often, there might be a specific announcement you’d like to draw attention to. For instance, if there’s a major fundraising event, or perhaps a concert coming up, you want visitors to be instantly aware of it when they land on […]

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Church Tech Snack Pack #028

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I know that most of you are getting ready for Easter services, but don’t forget to stop for a moment and reflect why you are doing what you are doing. Because Christ. Now … game on! (Enjoy the links my friends)

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Good Friday [Music]

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Josh Garrels is one of my favorite artist, so when I was thinking about what I wanted to share in remembrance of Good Friday, I decided I would share his song, ‘Good Friday.’ Seems fitting. I  hope you enjoy this song as much as I do.

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Mini Mobile Robotic Printer [Kickstarter]

Mobile Pocket Robotic Printer Kickstarter

I’ve started thinking more about the idea of a truly portable office recently. Between my phone and my laptop, I ought to be pretty much set to work anywhere. There’s only one important device I need that I can’t fit into my laptop bag: the printer. As tech gadgets constantly shrink, the printer has remained […]

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Twitter Turns 8 and May Be Changing [Infographic]

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I just had a conversation today about what Twitter is doing. They turned 8 this year, went public with shareholders, and now have to live by different rules, which means making a profit and getting more people on the platform. I love Twitter because of it’s niche approach to social media, but is it possible […]

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The 8-Bit Easter Hymnal

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We love computer games and their plunky music here on ChurchMag and we’ve already posted about the wonderful original 8-Bit Hymnal and the very festive Christmas 8-Bit Hymnal. Well, the fab Mr Tyler Larson has been at it again and there’s also now the third and final instalment in the 8-Bit Hymnal – the Easter […]

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Where Do You Draw the Line with Humor?

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Recently I shared a (what I thought was) funny meme on my Facebook where Jesus was depicted making a joke (see below). It turns out, not everybody has a sense of humor when it comes to Jesus. I got some reactions from people who were ‘offended’ and ‘disappointed’ that I would post something like that. […]

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How to Deal with Being Called a Nerd [Video]

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Raise your hand if you are a nerd or geek! You can draw your own distinctions, but both Christian nerds and Christian geeks find ChurchMag a great place to be. We’ve covered the differences between the two several times: The Difference Between Geeks and Nerds, Based on Research? Are You A Geek Or Nerd? [Infographic] […]

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